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Great Poems

A selection of great poems from centuries of brillant authors and poets. Whether you are new to the world of poetry and wish to savor it, or a well-versed poetry connoisseur, either way you will probably enjoy the classics of world poetry.

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Great Poems

Votes PoemAuthor
3651This is the greatest poemInvictusWilliam Ernest Henley
2038This is the greatest poemIfRudyard Kipling
1316This is the greatest poemI Loved YouAlexander Pushkin
696This is the greatest poemLove Sonnet XVIIPablo Neruda
597This is the greatest poemThe Road not TakenRobert Frost
544This is the greatest poemAnnabel LeeEdgar Allan Poe
392This is the greatest poemA Dream within a DreamEdgar Allan Poe
224This is the greatest poemA Book of VersesOmar Khayyam
208This is the greatest poemShe Walks in BeautyLord Byron
170This is the greatest poemWhen you are oldWilliam Butler Yeats
164This is the greatest poemLife is but a DreamLewis Carroll
123This is the greatest poemThe Unseen PlaymateRobert Louis Stevenson
104This is the greatest poemBecause She Would Ask MeChristopher Brennan
99This is the greatest poemO Me! O Life!Walt Whitman
89This is the greatest poemLove's SecretWilliam Blake
76This is the greatest poemHow Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43)Elizabeth Barrett Browning
75This is the greatest poemUlyssesAlfred, Lord Tennyson
72This is the greatest poemBirdsongRumi
69This is the greatest poemEchoChristina Georgina Rossetti
65This is the greatest poemNo TearsAlexander Pushkin
62This is the greatest poemIthacaC.P. Cavafy
58This is the greatest poemSongJohn Keats
57This is the greatest poemRememberChristina Georgina Rossetti
55This is the greatest poemThe Second ComingWilliam Butler Yeats
54This is the greatest poemThe Gardener - 41Rabindranath Tagore
51This is the greatest poemYouth and AgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
51This is the greatest poemLove Sonnet XIPablo Neruda
51This is the greatest poemLove Not MeJohn Wilbye
47This is the greatest poemLife in a LoveRobert Browning
47This is the greatest poemA Moment to RememberAlexander Pushkin
42This is the greatest poemFor Each Ecstatic InstantEmily Dickinson
39This is the greatest poemMusic, When Soft Voices DiePercy Bysshe Shelley
39This is the greatest poemLove Sonnet XLVPablo Neruda
38This is the greatest poemWondrous MomentAlexander Pushkin
37This is the greatest poemExtinguish Thou My EyesRainer Maria Rilke
36This is the greatest poemThe Gardener - 40Rabindranath Tagore
36This is the greatest poemNow Sleeps the Crimson PetalAlfred, Lord Tennyson
36This is the greatest poemForeign LandsRobert Louis Stevenson
34This is the greatest poemAh, My BelovedOmar Khayyam

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